Center for Art + Environment Blog

  • Travels in Chile

    Travels in Chile — Part 2 of 4

    May 17, 2011   |   By William L. Fox

    Josefina Guilisasti, an internationally renowned Chilean painter, introduced David Walker, CEO Nevada Museum of Art, and Irene Abujatum, the director of Galleria AFA (http://www.galeriaafa.com/). The gallery is housed in a suite of rooms on the second floor of an older building in the downtown area near the national museums. Irene is one of the country’s... View Post

  • Time and Space

    Andrew Rogers — Time and Space

    May 17, 2011   |   By William L. Fox

    Andrew Rogers, an Australian businessman who in mid-career switched to being an artist, invited me to come to his opening at the 18th StreeT Arts Center in Santa Monica to help open the “Time and Space” exhibition of his geoglpyhs placed around the world. Andrew started his art making as a figurative sculptor working in... View Post

  • Travels in Chile

    Travels in Chile — Part 1 of 4

    May 10, 2011   |   By William L. Fox

    David Walker, the director of the Museum, and I flew to Santiago, Chile a couple of weeks ago to work on an upcoming CA+E exhibition, The Fog Garden. The structures of the ironically titled “garden,” are being developed by architect Rodrigio Perez de Arce and his students at the Catholic University of Santiago. They are... View Post

  • William L. Fox

    Art as a Way of Knowing

    March 11, 2011   |   By William L. Fox

    Founded in 1969 by physicist Frank Oppenheimer, the Exploratorium is a prototype for hands-on museums around the world. In 2013 it will from relocate from San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts to Piers 15/17 on the city’s waterfront, where it will refocus its mission on environmental science. Image courtesy of the Exploratorium This last week... View Post

  • Lea Rekow

    Dispatch from Rio #1

    January 28, 2011   |   By William L. Fox

    Photo courtesy of the Nevada Museum of Art Photo courtesy of the Nevada Museum of Art Photo courtesy of the Nevada Museum of Art Photo courtesy of the Nevada Museum of Art Today we caught the subway to the General Osorio metro station in Ipanema. This metro stop has a newly opened sixty-meter high elevator (equivalent... View Post